Government of Canada to announce support for the St. John’s International Airport 

Media advisory

St. John’s, NL · August 6, 2021 ·
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)

The Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., Minister of Natural Resources and Member of Parliament for St. John’s South-Mount Pearl will make an announcement regarding support for the regional airport’s post-COVID recovery.

The announcement will be made on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister responsible for ACOA.

Ken McDonald, Member of Parliament for Avalon, will also speak at the event.

Date:   Monday, August 9, 2021

Time:  2:00 p.m. NDT                        


St. John’s International Airport

100 World Parkway

St. John’s, NL

Please park in short term parking, and make your way to the outdoor area beside the covered walkway just across from Door 5.  Airport representatives will be positioned to greet you.

To register, please contact Julie Afonso at Julie.Afonso@ACOA-APECA.GC.CA. Those attending will be required to wear a mask, sign in and provide their name and phone number for possible contact tracing.

Public health protocols are in effect: please stay home if you are experiencing any of the symptoms listed here:, practise good hand washing, maintain good hygiene practices, as well as physical distancing.


Catherine Mounier-Desrochers

Press Secretary

Office of the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages

Julie Afonso

Manager, Communications




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